Newport, South Carolina Population 2021

4,602
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Newport is a city located in South Carolina. Newport has a 2020 population of 4,602. Newport is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 11.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,136 in 2010. Newport reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Newport is $82,387 with a poverty rate of 3.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $205,600. The median age in Newport is 40.5 years, 38.6 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Newport Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Newportwas:

  • White: 78.79%
  • Black or African American: 14.28%
  • Other race: 2.96%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Asian: 1.85%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Newport, South Carolina is 4,602 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,602.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,136.

Newport, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,62678.79%
Black or African American65714.28%
Some Other Race1362.96%
Two or More Races982.13%
Asian851.85%
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Newport Population by Race

Newport Population Pyramid $2021

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Newport Median Age

40.5


Total

38.6


Male

40.8


Female

Newport Adults

There are 3,602 adults, (863 of whom are seniors) in Newport.

Newport Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Newport Sex Ratio

Female

2,405

52.26%

Male

2,197

47.74%

Newport Population by Age

Newport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.9%4.1%
All97.3%2.7%
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
Non Family100%0%

97.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newport Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7042.797.3
Married1,1353.3195.9
Non Family4731.11100
Female843.43100
Male122.92100

3.29

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Newport Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade351.07%
9th to 12th Grade1655.03%
High School Graduate89527.28%
Some College70121.37%
Associates Degree49915.21%
Bachelors Degree64119.54%
Graduate Degree34510.52%
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Newport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newport Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,6382,476806
Black412374114
Asian858544
2+ Races818122
Hispanic6565
Other Race5959

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.76%.

Newport Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,905$48,281$23,142
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$33,417$38,565$21,636
Some College$32,652$47,412$23,229
Bachelors Degree$54,229$49,700$55,469
Graduate Degree$53,596$$45,547

$37,905

Average Earnings

$48,281

Average Male

$23,142

Average Female

Newport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newport Language by Age

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Newport Language

93.70% of Newport residents speak only English, while 6.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.20% of the population.

Newport Language

Newport Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,6201363.76%
Black657162.44%

3.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.64%

Male Poverty Rate

3.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newport is White, with 3.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newport is Black, with 2.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.02%.

Newport Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.00%
High School4.80%
Bachelors or Greater3.96%
Some College1.33%

Newport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed1.79%
Male Employed1.74%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Newport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newport Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,941$82,387
Families$86,088$96,179
Married Families$87,247-
Non Families$41,875$45,203
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Income by Household Type

Newport Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

66.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.6%

Male Marriage Rate

64.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Newport Married by Age and Sex

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Newport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Newport Marital Status by Race

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Newport Marital Status

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417

Number of Veterans

334

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam246
First Gulf War73
Second Gulf War43
World War II14
Korea

Newport Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74199
75+124
18 to 3450
35 to 5428
55 to 6416

Newport Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White36212.70%
Black337.21%
Asian2225.88%
Hispanic65.17%

Newport Veterans by Race

Newport Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newport Veterans by Education

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69.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Newport Employment by Age

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Newport Employment by Race

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Newport Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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36.46%

Born in Newport

96.89%

Native Born

3.11%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

1.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.89% of Newport residents were born in the United States, with 36.46% having been born in South Carolina. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Newport Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,6020.00%
20204,6020.00%
20194,6024089.73%
20184,19441410.95%
20173,7802878.22%
20163,493-302-7.96%
20153,795711.91%
20143,724-243-6.13%
20133,967-136-3.31%
20124,103-240-5.53%
20114,3432075.00%
20104,1360.00%

Newport Population by Year